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In recognition of International Women’s Day, On the Minds of Millennials, a Spotlight podcast miniseries, delves into female representation and intersectionality within private equity. It comes after McKinsey & Co research revealed that less that 1 percent of those who make up PE investment committees are women of colour.
With that sobering statistic in mind, we spoke to Devin Glenn, global head of DE&I at Blackstone, and Jordana Semaan, head of HR, Gulf and Asia, and global head of DE&I at Investcorp, about the challenges they have faced in trying to build their careers in such a white male-dominated industry.
Listen to previous instalments of the Minds of Millennials miniseries from affiliate title Private Equity International: